username
X
password
register help
joebartels
mini map info
48 
Follow
 
PM
teva joe
21 year member
Joined Nov 20 1996
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Occupation
HAZ Founder

6,825 Forum Posts
Events   organized 19      pondered 33
pondering event Friday Fri Oct 12th
Hermit-Boucher Loop in October

Profile

Desc

Routes

Trips

Photos

Areas

Dogs

Cmnts

Labels

Packs

Rated

Water

Wish
Deceiving Grade
North Mountain - Phoenix
Subtle Canyon
Mesquite Trail - White Tanks
Give it a chance
Mohave - Ruth Hamilton Loop

March 2015 Fantastic, lots of friendly people out today! Did the same out-n-back about 4 weeks ago. Believe this was the furthest I've ever parked in town for a hike at 1.1 miles away. Counted 200 cars on the return. I was curious as Echo holds about 135 cars. ...
read triplog
interest-bio
• 6th Grade Goddard Youth Camp Alumni
- Arbuckle Mountains, OK

• 8th Grade - Canoed the Illinois River
- Muskogee OK

• 2010-2012 - AZT
- Finished 800 miles Mexico to Utah

• 2013 - Isis Temple
- Rope Free

Camp Goddard may have been the best experience of my life. In the 8th grade I got a shirt stating I'd canoed the Illinois. Perhaps a few miles, loved the experience nonetheless. The Arizona National Scenic Trail was made possible by the great members of HAZ. Albeit semi conscious, Isis Temple is hands down the most gratifying memory.

Dad didn't grasp HAZ but enjoyed witty banter. Whenever HAZ surfaced in conversation dad would ask "joe, why hike arizona?". To which I'd respond with an ear to ear grin, because dad... it ROCKS!

3 books that have made a difference in my life
• Where The Red Fern Grows
• The Great Brain at the academy
• Grand Obsession: Harvey Butchart and the Exploration of Grand Canyon
...the only books I've read
joebartels has a Partner Match profile     ::     Enable Partner Match to view!
help comment issue